Kathmandu, is a must-experience city filled with entangled alleyways, a cacophony of car horns, pilgrims chanting, all surroundeded by the majestic Himalayas. Bhutan celebrates the Paro Festival with dance, music and conviviality. Thailand is terrific.
A group of students from Canisius College in Buffalo, NY were lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel to Ecuador and to the Galapagos Islands. This is just one student's journal from the adventure..
Steve’s 9 day adventure in Costa Rica & Panama, including rafting on the Pacuare River, Selva Bananito Lodge, Tranquilo Bay, the Panama Canal, jungle hikes, bird watching, sea kayaking, beaches, and a bat cave!
I organized this trip for the AAUW (American Association of University Women) San Juan Branch. Thanks to the economy's personal case of "swine flu" only 7 of us took the trip. Guatemala is a beautiful country!
Day 1 - My husband John and I, grateful to leave two feet of snow behind in Michigan, sip thick, dark Costa Rican coffee with our good friends, Susan and John Campbell from Scotland at Hotel Le Bergerac in San Jose. The outside enclosed patio surrounds us
At 65 degrees south latitude, we reached our furthest point south and landed on the actual continent of Antarctica. Now we were actually on the continental land mass.
When our friends heard we were planning to vacation in Guatemala, they advised us to reconsider, citing warnings from the State Department and US Embassy.
This journal details my experience on Adventure Life's "Ecuador Adventurer" trip in July of 2006. A great time was had by all exploring Quito, coasting down mountain roads by bike, hiking the cloud forest, whitewater rafting, and trekking the
Our honeymoon in Costa Rica was truly the trip of a lifetime. However high our expectations may have been, they were constantly surpassed. We were left feeling very lucky to have experienced such a special adventure.
We did "Awesome Argentina" and experienced an invigorating mix of outdoor trekking/glacier hiking combined with an active tour of fascinating Buenos Aires. The guides were super great, and we found many interesting sights on our own as well.
With help from our friends at Adventure Life we experienced much of Argentina. From the restaurants and cafes of Buenos Aires to the natural beauty of Patagonia, the Perito Moreno glacier and the Iguazu Falls we fell in love with the country.
The land-based Galapagos Multi-sport trip was perfect for us. We really enjoyed the individual charm of San Cristobal, Santa Cruz, and Isabela. Photos and text originally published at our web site http://www.craigandstephsvacations.com